University of Louisville School of Public Health

580 S Preston St Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 852-7981

MPH Program Overview

The MPH Program from the University of Louisville School of Public Health is a fully accredited program that features an in-depth look at all the various aspects of the public health field. The program is a campus based one that required a 336 hour practicum which can be selected from a list of available ones or chosen by the student. Numerous institutions are available as practicum sites and students get to enjoy a wide range of different experiences through the program.

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MPH Curriculum and Courses

The MPH program combines real world hands-on experience with classroom based studies in five different areas of public health. These concentration areas dictate a large number of the classes one will take during the program’s duration. The areas of specialty are:

• Epidemiology
• Environmental and Occupational Health
• Health Behavior
• Biostatistics
• Health Management

Each specialty will culminate with the practicum mentioned above, and students will choose a practicum that is related to their chosen area of concentration

MPH Admissions

Admissions will require submission of several different criteria and are handled through SOPHAS, with applications available on the SOPHAS website. Requirements are:

• GPA of 3.0
• GRE Scores (MCAT, DAT, LSAT, or GMAT scores can be substituted)
• Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university or college
• TOEFL exam for international students

These requirements must be met and the following documents submitted:

• Resume or CV
• Application
• Application Fee
• Three Letters of Recommendation
• Transcripts
• All Test Scores
• One Page Personal Statement

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MPH Tuition and Financial Aid

The MPH Program offers a unique benefit to those enrolling in that out of state students still pay the same tuition costs as resident students would. Current rates are 571 dollars per credit hour or 5,137 dollars for a full time semester tuition. There are numerous financial aid options available including assistantships, scholarships, and more.

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